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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Washington, DC Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Washington, DC are 6.67% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Washington, DC are 16.22% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Washington, DC are 26.32% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Washington, DC are 15.37% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Washington, DC are 7.55% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Washington, DC is 12.48% higher than in New York, NY
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 15.00 $      -25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $ 65.00 $      -13.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 7.00 $      -12.50 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 $ 6.00 $      -7.69 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 8.00 $      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.21 $ 4.36 $      +3.68 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.96 $ 1.89 $      -3.98 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.55 $ 1.66 $      +7.00 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.94 $ 3.69 $      -6.37 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.96 $ 2.77 $      -6.34 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.23 $ 1.88 $      -41.91 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.91 $ 3.28 $      +12.89 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.48 $ 5.63 $      +2.59 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.78 $ 4.92 $      +2.96 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.11 $ 5.78 $      -5.27 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.43 $ 2.21 $      -9.28 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.08 $ 0.72 $      -33.24 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.11 $ 1.93 $      -8.43 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.13 $ 2.07 $      -2.77 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.31 $ 1.33 $      +1.39 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.37 $ 1.43 $      +4.43 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.15 $ 2.17 $      +0.68 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.27 $ 2.36 $      +4.38 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 16.00 $      +6.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.58 $ 3.67 $      +42.29 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.75 $ 4.00 $      +45.45 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 13.00 $ 8.89 $      -31.58 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 2.50 $      -9.09 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.00 $ 210.00 $      +73.55 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 3.50 $      +40.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 2.45 $      -2.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 25.00 $      -16.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.61 $ 2.49 $      -4.47 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $ 20,000.00 $      -13.04 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,939.87 $ 21,279.38 $      +6.72 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 126.45 $ 125.64 $      -0.64 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $ 0.10 $      -6.04 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 58.53 $ 61.52 $      +5.11 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 72.04 $ 65.08 $      -9.66 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 42.00 $ 19.62 $      -53.27 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 13.00 $      -13.33 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,727.78 $ 2,153.33 $      +24.63 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,375.00 $ 18,000.00 $      -34.25 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 53.78 $ 47.39 $      -11.88 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.66 $ 33.85 $      -18.76 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.45 $ 76.00 $      -14.07 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 112.63 $ 113.79 $      +1.02 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,049.63 $ 2,155.30 $      -29.33 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,866.55 $ 1,620.71 $      -13.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,879.64 $ 3,845.00 $      -34.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,332.54 $ 2,788.89 $      -16.31 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,181.31 $ 570.92 $      -51.67 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 644.09 $ 271.18 $      -57.90 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,616.22 $ 4,350.28 $      -5.76 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.83 3.66      -4.39 %
Last update: September 2017September 2017
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Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD